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Author: Charles Upchurch

Charles Upchurch is a writer and editor based in Raleigh. When he is not working on behalf of his clients at the award-winning marketing and PR agency French|West|Vaughan, he enjoys contributing to WALTER magazine, covering the amazing people, events and vibrant creative scene that make Raleigh the enriching, energizing, blossoming Southern metropolis that it is.

Cheers to Beer Month in Raleigh, N.C.! In celebration of North Carolina Beer Month in April 2016, the Raleigh area's 22 breweries invite you to celebrate with festivities and flavorful, one-of-a-kind brews throughout the month. Spring brew events have become a staple in Raleigh, and beer

Trophy Going Strong

Wednesday, January 06, 2016, 11am by Charles Upchurch

Trophy Brewing Company on W. Morgan St. is no longer a well-kept secret. After the owners of Busy Bee Café–David “Woody” Lockwood, Chris Powers and David Meeker– opened the “nano-brewery” in Feb. 2013, adding a pizza kitchen and extra seating soon...
As temperatures dip and winter looms, local brewers are rolling out seasonal beers designed to warm our souls and keep holiday spirits high. Here are some of the best to look for from area breweries: Aviator Brewing Company's FrostNipper From its ever-growing empire in Fuquay-Varina, Aviator